A new field guide, Ngunnawal Plant Use, provides information on the native plants of the ACT region and their many Ngunnawal uses.
The ACT’s Traditional Owners, the Ngunnawal people, used and continue to use the plant resources of this region for food, medicine, tools and weapons, fire, ceremonial purposes, water, fibre, dye and paint.
The Field Guide
A robust, full-colour, A5, spiral-bound, 96-page field guide, Ngunnawal Plant Use includes:
- An introduction to Ngunnawal history and natural resource use
- A guide to using the book
- Descriptions and photos of 69 plant species, including their Ngunnawal use, distribution, and method of propagation
- Further reading and references.